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Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training
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Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training

By on Dec 04, 2012

The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.

Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.

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SEC Filings Master Class: Self-guided training
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SEC Filings Master Class: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class,” took place Nov. 13-15, 2012.

Michelle Leder, who makes her living unearthing news in SEC filings, will help you feel more confident in your SEC-document sleuthing. In three one-hour sessions, you’ll enhance your ability to spot red flags in SEC filings.

California’s Cap-and-Trade Law – What You Need to Know: Self-guided training
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California’s Cap-and-Trade Law – What You Need to Know: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “California’s Cap-and-Trade Law — What You Need to Know,” took place Oct. 29, 2012.

California’s cap-and-trade program to limit carbon emissions economywide kicks into high gear in 2013, and the first auction of greenhouse gas allowances is set for Nov. 14, 2012. Tune into this hourlong session with UCLA economist Matthew Kahn on what you need to know about this new initiative, part of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Assembly Bill 32, or AB 32).

Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data: Self-guided training
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Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data,” takes place July 10, 2012. CNNMoney’s senior writer, Tami Luhby, offers tips on using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find jobs stories in your community.

Economics 101: Self-guided training
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Economics 101: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Economics 101,” was originally held June 26-28, 2012. Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor for NPR’s National Desk, demystifies economics for business journalists by breaking down complicated concepts and making them easier to understand.

Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories: Self-guided training
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Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories: Self-guided training

The free workshop, “Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories,” was originally held at the University of Kentucky’s Institute for Rural Journalism on April 13, 2012, and at Texas Christian University’s Texas Center for Community Journalism on April 26, 2012.

Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)
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Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)

The free webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was originally held May 14-18, 2012. Jimmy Gentry, award-winning professor at the University of Kansas, continues the popular, weeklong training with tips for analyzing corporate financial statements. This free webinar was also offered in 2011 and 2010. AGENDA Day One: Introduction to financial statements Day Two: The income statement [...]

Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know: Self-guided training
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Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know: Self-guided training

“Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know,” was a breakout session presented by Merrill Perlman at the American Copy Editors Society’s annual conference on April 13, 2012. Perlman will present a one-hour webinar on the same topic at noon and 4 p.m. ET on May 1, 2012.

Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories
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Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories

For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level.  Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus.  As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew [...]

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